The Quiet Corner


Research Reports

New research bulletin highlights forthcoming results of ecosystem studies in our forests: visit our Research Reports page

Quiet Corner Initiative

Our new-and-improved Quiet Corner Initative page has resources for conservation professionals, area landowners, and students alike. Get the details and materials on the Silvopasture workshop held at Yale-Myers Forest in late September, and other exciting progress the QCI is making toward coordinated regional woodland management and conservation!

The Quiet Corner Initiative featured in Environment Yale Magazine

Check out the article here

Environmental Film Festival at Yale–Quiet Corner Edition
Please join us for viewing some of the films from the Environmental Film Festival at Yale (EFFY) this summer at the Yale Forest Camp. For more details please view the 
Yale-Myers Summer Research Seminar Series 2014
We are pleased to feature a great lineup of speakers for this summer's research seminar series. As always talks are on Thursday evenings at Yale-Myers Forest. Refreshments beforehand at 7pm, talks begin at 7:30pm.

Yale-Myers Summer Seminars 2014

Annual Newsletter

Our Spring 2014 annual update on the forest

Common Plants of the Quiet Corner

New guide to common plants in the region

Recent Publications

Bradford, Mark A., et al. "Climate fails to predict wood decomposition at regional scales." Nature Climate Change (2014).

Denise Burchsted, Melinda Daniels, Ellen E. Wohl, Introduction to the special issue on discontinuity of fluvial systems, Geomorphology, Volume 205, 15 January 2014, Pages 1-4, ISSN 0169-555X,

Denise Burchsted, Melinda D. Daniels, Classification of the alterations of beaver dams to headwater streams in northeastern Connecticut, U.S.A., Geomorphology, Volume 205, 15 January 2014, Pages 36-50, ISSN 0169-555X,

Richardson, J.L., M.C. Urban, D. Bolnick, and D.K. Skelly. 2014. Microgeographic adaptation and the spatial scale of evolution. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29:165-176.

Skelly, D. K., L. K. Freidenburg, and S. R. Bolden. 2014. Experimental canopy removal enhances diversity of vernal pond amphibians.  Ecological Applications 24:340-345.

Miller, J. R. B., Ament, J. M., Schmitz, O. J. (2014), Fear on the move: predator hunting mode predicts variation in prey mortality and plasticity in prey spatial response. Journal of Animal Ecology, 83: 214–222. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12111

Herstoff, Emily, and Mark C. Urban. "Will pre‐adaptation buffer the impacts of climate change on novel species interactions?" Ecography 37.2 (2014): 111-119. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2013.00116.x

Diuk-Wasser, Maria A., et al. "Monitoring Human Babesiosis Emergence through Vector Surveillance New England, USA." Emerging infectious diseases20.2 (2014): 225. DOI: 10.3201/eid2002.130644

King JR, Warren RJ, Bradford MA (2013), Social Insects Dominate Eastern US Temperate Hardwood Forest Macroinvertebrate Communities in Warmer Regions. PLoS ONE 8(10): e75843. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0075843

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